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Carnegie Mellon to Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide in U.S.

  CARNEGIE MELLON TO LAUNCH INDEX MEASURING CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS IN U.S. By  Adam Dove A new index that will measure...

 

ALCOSAN Continues Prep for Clean Water Plan

ALCOSAN CONTINUES PREPARATION FOR CLEAN WATER PLAN     March 21, 2017 – As the Allegheny County Sanitary...

 

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Immigration Policies

STATEMENT BY MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO ON IMMIGRATION POLICIES Mayor, Public Safety Director and Chief of Police commit to alleviating fear and...

 

PLBC disappointed at return of secretive policing bill

  PLBC disappointed at return of secretive policing bill   PHILADELPHIA, March 20 –  State Rep. Jordan...

 

Heather Lyke Named Pitt Athletic Director

Chancellor Gallagher Names Heather Lyke Pitt Athletic Director -- Lyke arrives at Pitt following an impactful tenure at Eastern Michigan....

 

Col. Bernard Lindstrom To Continue as PWSA Acting Director

COL. BERNARD LINDSTROM TO CONTINUE AS PWSA ACTING DIRECTOR       PITTSBURGH, PA (March 17, 2017)...

 

Celebrating Women's History Month-Women in the Pennsylvania judiciary

Women in the Pennsylvania judiciary     March is National Women’s History Month, an ideal time to look at the...

 

GTECH and Neighborhood Allies Roll Out the PGH Mobile Toolbox

  GTECH AND NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIES ROLL OUT THE PGH MOBILE TOOLBOX The PGH Mobile Toolbox, a first-of-its-kind resource in...

 

Mathematical Theorem Finds Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania Congressional District Map

MATHEMATICAL THEOREM FINDS GERRYMANDERING IN PENNSYLVANIA CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT MAP By  Jocelyn Duffy The slider above shows...

 

Port Authority to Begin Rehabilitation of the Neville Ramp Bridge

Port Authority to Begin Rehabilitation of the Neville Ramp Bridge              ...

 

Mayor William Peduto Assembles Blue Ribbon Panel to Advise Potential Restructuring of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO ASSEMBLES BLUE RIBBON PANEL TO ADVISE POTENTIAL RESTRUCTURING OF THE PITTSBURGH WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY  ...

 

Better Mobility for All: Regional Transportation Alliance Releases Vision to Guide Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Transportation Future

Better Mobility for All: Regional Transportation Alliance Releases Vision to Guide Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Transportation Future...

 

CCAC South Campus student artist creates stunning mural, receives memorial scholarship

  CCAC South Campus student artist creates stunning mural, receives memorial scholarship      ...

 

Former Secretary of State John Kerry Joins the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace As Visiting Distinguished Statesman

Former Secretary of State John Kerry Joins the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace As Visiting Distinguished Statesman...

 

Michael Polite has been selected to lead the board of the August Wilson Center

BUSINESS LEADER IS NEW CHAIR OF WILSON CENTER BOARD  The six-member board of the August Wilson Center has unanimously elected Pittsburgh...

 

Brown signed to a new five-year contract

     Brown signed to a new five-year contract   Antonio Brown is now set to...

 

Governor Wolf Statement on Acts and Threats Against Jewish Institutions in Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf Statement on Acts and Threats Against Jewish Institutions in Pennsylvania February 27, 2017 Harrisburg, PA...

 

CMU Makes Two Executive Leadership Appointments

CMU MAKES TWO EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS Angela Blanton and Cathy Light have been named to executive leadership roles at Carnegie...

 

Peduto Administration Announces New Mobility & Infrastructure Dir., Karina Ricks comes to Pittsburgh

Peduto Administration Announces New Mobility and Infrastructure Director Transportation expert Karina Ricks comes to Pittsburgh from...

 

Pittsburgh Party! Spirit Airlines Brings More Black and Yellow to the Steel City

Pittsburgh Party! Spirit Airlines Brings More Black and Yellow to the Steel City New nonstop service from Pittsburgh to seven destinations...

 

Pittsburgh housing activists protested downtown. What are they looking for?

Pittsburgh housing activists protested downtown. What are they looking for? Stephen Caruso -PUBLIC SOURCE (PUM MEDIA PARTNER)...

 

New Data on the Pittsburgh Region Shows the Economic Impact of Immigrants

New Data on the Pittsburgh Region Shows the Economic Impact of Immigrants   Area Leaders Map the Impact of the...

 

JCCs Respond to New Wave of Bomb Threats Quickly, Effectively With Practiced Security Protocols to Keep Communities Safe

JCCs Respond to New Wave of Bomb Threats Quickly, Effectively With Practiced Security Protocols to Keep Communities Safe    ...

 

Coro Pittsburgh Announces CEO Transition

Coro Pittsburgh Announces CEO Transition       Sabrina Saunders Mosby to succeed Dr. Greg Crowley as...

 

William Simmons, MD | GMS Immediate Past President & Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

  PUM Black History Salutes: Immediate Past President, Gateway Medical Society Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh...

 

Andrea Clark Smith is the Vice President, Employment and Labor Group and Senior Associate Counsel for UPMC

PUM Black History Salutes:  Andrea Clark Smith is the Vice President, Employment and Labor Group and Senior Associate Counsel for UPMC...

 

Mayor Peduto Issues Executive Orders on Affordable Housing

MAYOR PEDUTO ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING Moves follow recommendations from Task Force in 2016 ; Further housing orders...

 

CMU Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Executive Order on Immigration

CMU JOINS AMICUS BRIEF OPPOSING EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRATION Carnegie Mellon joined several research universities in filing an  amicus...

 

Dr. Jeannette E. South-Paul is the Andrew W. Mathieson UPMC Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

  PUM Black History Salutes: Dr. Jeannette E. South-Paul, the Andrew W. Mathieson UPMC Professor and Chair of the Department of...

 

Citiparks Announces Partnership with the Kingsley Association for Swimming

Citiparks Announces Partnership with the Kingsley Association for Swimming           Starting...

 

Recreational opportunities in the Pittsburgh region

Recreational Opportunities by Pittsburgh Today - February 13, 2017-PUM Media Partner Photo by daveynin |...

 

ALCOSAN AWARDS $9 MILLION FOR 32 MUNICIPAL PROJECTS

ALCOSAN AWARDS $9 MILLION FOR 32 MUNICIPAL PROJECTS The work will cut nearly 70 million gallons each year in sewer overflows...

 

Western PA Sports Museum at the History Center-Negro League Exhibit

The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum , a museum-within-a-museum located on the History Center’s second and third...

 

The LeMoyne House is the first site in Pennsylvania to be named a National Historical Landmark of the Underground Railroad, a historic treasure in the state

The LeMoyne House is the first site in Pennsylvania to be named a National Historical Landmark of the Underground Railroad, a historic treasure...

 

Casey Statement on President Trump's Executive Order on Refugees

Casey Statement on President Trump's Executive Order on Refugees   U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released a statement following...

 

District Remains Committed to Ensuring Safe and Supportive School Environments for All Students

District Remains Committed to Ensuring Safe and Supportive School Environments for All Students  ...

 

In President Trump’s First Week, ACLU Hands Him First Stinging Rebuke

In President Trump’s First Week, ACLU Hands Him First Stinging Rebuke By Anthony D. Romero , ACLU Executive Director...

 

ACLU of Pennsylvania: Trump Executive Orders are “Fantasy” Based on Racial and Ethnic Bias

ACLU of Pennsylvania: Trump Executive Orders are “Fantasy” Based on Racial and Ethnic Bias   PHILADELPHIA (January...

 

DOWNTOWN NOISE ORDINANCE

DOWNTOWN NOISE ORDINANCE       In response to increase complaints from Downtown residents about overnight...

 

Auditor General, 11-Year-Old Activist Pair Up To Address Rape Kit Backlog

Auditor General DePasquale, Williamsport Girl Begin Nationwide Change.org Petition Calling for All States to Fund Rape Kit Testing...

 

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO APPOINTS SCOTT SCHUBERT AS NEW POLICE CHIEF

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO APPOINTS SCOTT SCHUBERT AS NEW POLICE CHIEF      Mayor William Peduto today...

 

2016 Busiest Year in Nearly a Decade at PIT; Increased Passenger Traffic Contributing to Improved Financial Stability

2016 Busiest Year in Nearly a Decade at PIT; Increased Passenger Traffic Contributing to Improved Financial Stability    ...

 

Mobility Trends in Pittsburgh

Mobility Trends in Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Today - January 19, 2017 PUM Media Partner Photo by Rashaad Jorden |...

 

Low-Income Women in Abusive Marriages in Beaver, Butler Counties Can Now Get Free Legal Help through ‘New Beginnings’ Program

Low-Income Women in Abusive Marriages in Beaver, Butler Counties Can Now Get Free Legal Help through ‘New Beginnings’ Program...

 

Heinz Endowments announces almost a half million dollars in TAP arts funding

Heinz Endowments announces almost a half million dollars in TAP arts funding Innovative community-participation process yields major...

 

Antonio Brown posts public apology on Facebook Page for locker room video

  Antonio Brown posts public apology on Facebook Page for locker room video First, I'd like to take this opportunity to...

 

Scientists work to make computers more effective teachers

A Question of Learning by Julia Fraser, Pittsburgh Today (PUM Media Partner) Scientists work to make computers more effective teachers...

 

$250 Million to Support Advanced Robotics Venture Led by CMU

Friday, January 13, 2017 $250 Million To Support Advanced Robotics Venture Led by CMU An independent institute founded by Carnegie...

 

Nonstop Service to Paris on Delta Returns for 9th Year Flight will be daily for most of the season, earlier arrival time benefits travelers, connections

Nonstop Service to Paris on Delta Returns for 9 th  Year   Flight will be daily for most of the season, earlier arrival...

 

CMU Martin Luther King Writing Award Winners Revealed

MARTIN LUTHER KING WRITING AWARD WINNERS REVEAL PERSONAL STORIES OF SELF-IDENTITY, RACISM, TERRORISM AND MORE Daniels says presidential...

 
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